An organism that lives hidden away or with all signs of life disguised as in dormancy.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • cryptobiont — noun Any organism capable of cryptobiosis …   Wiktionary

  • cryptobiont — [ˌkrɪptəʊ bʌɪɒnt] noun Biology an organism capable of cryptobiosis …   English new terms dictionary

  • cryptobiont — cryptobiˈont noun An organism that undergoes cryptobiosis • • • Main Entry: ↑crypt …   Useful english dictionary

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